The Oscar De La Hoya Foundation will donate state of the art Everlast boxing gloves, gear and equipment to the Magnifico Boxing Gym in Los Angeles on Thursday at 4:00 p.m. PT.
Former junior featherweight champ Israel Vazquez, Golden Boy Vice President Rob Gasparri and Magnifico Boxing Gym members will be on hand at the gym, which is located at 9201, California, Ave., in South Gate, Calif.
Created in 1995, The Oscar De La Hoya Foundation is in place to bring a better quality of life to the people of East Los Angeles.
Among the many thousands served, annually, the foundation supports the Oscar De La Hoya Animo Charter High School, the Cecilia Gonzalez De La Hoya Cancer Center and the Oscar De La Hoya Labor and Delivery Center and Neonatal Intensive Care Unit – both located at White Memorial Hospital in Los Angeles; as well as numerous after-school programs that help guide young people toward leading positive lives and away from the circumstances of gang violence, juvenile delinquency and substance abuse.
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